november, 2020

wed11nov(nov 11)12:45fri13(nov 13)17:15online2020 EFMD Bachelor Programmes ConferenceDisruption, Delivery and Design – The Shifting Sands of Bachelor Education12:45 - 17:15 (13) Location:online

Event Details

Undergraduate programmes are the stepping-stone into a professional career and for many young people, their first contact point with the world of academia. With new generations of students and their changing expectations, education in Bachelor programmes has its own unique challenges.

This annual conference for directors and administrators of Bachelor programmes in management and related areas is an opportunity to keep up with the latest practices and development in undergraduate education globally. Learn from showcased strategic and operational best practices across diverse perspectives such as those of students, faculty and employers.

Target group

Directors of bachelor/ undergraduate programs in management and related areas such as finance, marketing etc. as well as program administrators and staff from EFMD member and non-member schools concerned with bachelor/ undergraduate programs.

Fees

  • 502,15€ (415,00€ 21% VAT) Members of EFMD & affiliate members of EFMD
  • 713,90€ (590,00€ 21% VAT) Non-members

Registration

Register here

Programme

Wednesday, 11 November

13:00 – 14:00

Welcome and opening plenary “Taking the Covid disruption as an opportunity to rethink the world we live in and how business schools can contribute to a better future”.

  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Matthias Catón, Director, Corporate Development, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE
  • Andrew Burke, Dean, Trinity Business School, IE

14:00 – 14:30

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

14:30 – 15:30

Knowledge sharing & best practice from the network: student mobility
Participants will be able to discuss their challenges and approaches related to student mobility.

  • Aaron L. Jackson, Associate Dean of Business, Bentley University, US
  • Yvonne Hall, Head of International Affairs, Mannheim Business School, DE
  • Alexandra Saunders, Deputy Director BBA, SKEMA Business School, FR

Moderated by Ronan Gruenbaum, Dean, London Undergraduate Campus, Hult International Business School, UK

15:30 – 16:00

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

16:00 – 16:45

Virtual escape room

With your team you will navigate the ups and downs of living and working during a global pandemic – can you make it to the end before time is up? You have 45 minutes to get through all your adventures and mishaps. Will your group be the first to make it fastest group will win.

Thursday, 12 November

13:00 – 14:00

Resilient teaching through times of crisis and change

  • Frances Quirke, Partnerships Director, EMEA, Coursera for Campus, UK
  • Rebecca Quintana, Learning Experience Design Lead, The University of Michigan, US
  • Hugues Levecq, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, ESSEC Business School, FR

14:00 – 14:30

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

14:30 – 16:00

Hybrid teaching – Best practice from different universities: a conversation
After showcasing three best practice examples, participants will be able to discuss their challenges and experience in small groups.

  • Laura Rojo, Assistant Dean-Executive Director, Undergraduate Studies, IE Business School, ES
  • Ronan Gruenbaum, Dean, London Undergraduate Campus, Hult International Business School, UK
  • Matthias Catón, Director, Corporate Development, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE

16:00 – 16:30

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

16:30 – 17:15

The Whiteboard Challenge

What is your main challenge at this time? Discuss it with fellow participants and get feedback and advise.

Friday, 13 November

12:30 – 13:30

The future of work and its implications on leadership and people development
In the future of the world of work, speed and people orientation are the most important success factors. What does this mean for leadership and how do we need to realign employee development?

  • Matthias Moelleney, Owner, peopleXpert gmbh & Head of the Center for Human Resources Management & Leadership at the HWZ University for Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich, CH

13:30 – 14:00

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

14:00 – 15:00

Discussion on student experience
How can you provide your students with work experience and show them you care while they are not on campus?

  • Ross Booth, Course Director, Bachelor of Commerce, Monash Business School, AU
  • Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, US

Moderated by Melanie Currie, Deputy Dean, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

15:00 – 15:30

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

15:30 – 15:45

Conference Closing & welcome to the 2021 conference

15:45 – 16:30

Post conference virtual drinks & group discussion

Host

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Location

online

Time

11 (Wednesday) 12:45 - 13 (Friday) 17:15